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200 - 218 Park Avenue South (Northwest corner of 17th & Park Avenue South), The Everett Building, an Individual Landmark; Application to install new storefront and awnings

WHEREAS, The building is a Chicago style commercial building designed by Goldwin Starrett and Van Vlaeck and built in 1908; and

WHEREAS, The applicant proposes altering two storefront bays along 17th Street and two storefront bays along Park Avenue South (adjacent to the existing Rothman’s clothing store); and

WHEREAS, The existing painted plywood transoms behind the existing awnings will be replaced with new mullioned frosted glass transoms behind new landmarks-appropriate (except for the stridently graphic black and white striped material) fixed-canvas awnings; and

WHEREAS, The granite bulkheads will be maintained or modified to match the existing material and the inserted louvered ventilation grilles will blend with the granite bulkheads, and

WHEREAS, The storefronts will be modified with respect to the existing materials, colors and general appearance of the individual landmark; therefore be it

RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends approval of the Certificate of Appropriateness application to install new storefront and awnings at 200-218 Park Avenue South (The Everett Building).

The above resolution passed with a vote of 22 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstention. 

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